THE KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

(VARIOUS ROADS, THE BOROUGH OF DARTFORD)

(20MPH, 30MPH, 40MPH, 50MPH SPEED LIMITS AND

DERESTRICTED ROADS)

AMENDMENT NO.8 ORDER 2019

The word slow painted in white on the roadNotice is hereby given that KENT COUNTY COUNCIL hereby make the above named Order under sections under Sections 81, 82, 83 and 84 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, and of all other enabling powers, and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police in accordance with Paragraph 20 of Schedule 9 to the Act:

The effect of the Order would be to reduce the 40mph speed limit to 30 mph on the following length of road in Stone, Dartford:

COTTON LANE – From a point 5 metres south its junction with Martin Drive for a distance of 395 metres in a northerly direction.

The Order was made on 21 October 2019 and its provisions will come into effect on 28 October 2019.

The Kent County Council as traffic authority intends to make the Order referred to above and as shown on the drawing accompanying this document for the following reasons:-

  • For avoiding danger to persons or other traffic using the road or any other road or for preventing the likelihood of any such danger arising.

•  For preserving or improving the amenities of the area through which road runs.

A copy of the Order, statement of the Council’s reasons for making the Order, a map indicating the location and the effect and a copy of any Orders which will be amended by the Order may be examined on Monday to Friday at The Kent County Council, Sessions House, Maidstone, ME14 1XQ; The Kent County Council, Highways, Transportation & Waste, Ashford Highway Depot, Henwood Industrial Estate, Unit 4 Javelin Way, Ashford, Kent TN24 BAD normal office hours or viewed online at www.kent.qov.uk/highwaysconsultations

Anyone may, by application to the High Court within 6 weeks of the date of publication of this Notice, challenge the validity of the Orders or of any provision contained in them on the grounds that it is not within the powers conferred by the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, or any instrument made thereunder, or that there has been a failure to comply with any statutory requirement to the Orders.

Simon Jones Director of Highways Transportation & Waste